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About SURGE

09/20/2010

SURGE

Students United for a Responsible Global Environment

Meetings Wednesdays 5:30-6:30pm in Frist 309. Free pizza and sushi.

First meeting on 9/22. Come check us out!

What We Do: Past Projects

  • Carrotmob, a reverse protest, with local frozen yogurt shop, Twist
  • 350 and Earth Day Festivals
  • Trip to Washington, DC for the Earth Day Rally
  • 50-student trip to Washington, DC for Power Shift 2009, a national youth summit on climate change with over 11,000 student leaders from around the country.
  • Pull the Plug and Do It In The Dark campaigns (campus emissions reduction)
  • Focus the Nation Climate Change Teach-In – panelists on CC from environment to economics
  • Campus Climate Forum: How and Why to take action on campus
  • Public Lectures by Amory Lovins, Congressman Rush Holt, David de Rothschild, Betsy Taylor, and many others
  • Collaboration with campus administration, facilities maintenance, green groups
  • Wind Farm feasibility research
  • Weekly climate news updates

Projects to Look Forward to This Year:

  • 10/10 Work Party for the Climate
  • Trip to Washington, DC for Power Shift 2011
  • Great Speakers
  • Fun climate change related pranks and shenanigans
  • Kegger for the Climate

Email surgers@princeton.edu to get involved.

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